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Pragmatism

  • 100 Years of Pragmatismby John J. Stuhr

    Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 21.20

    William James claimed that his Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking would prove triumphant and epoch-making. Today, after more than 100 years, how is pragmatism to be understood? What has been its cultural and philosophical impact? Is it a crucial resource for current problems and for... more...

  • Abductive Reasoningby Atocha Aliseda

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 209.00

    Abductive Reasoning: Logical Investigations into Discovery and Explanation is a much awaited original contribution to the study of abductive reasoning, providing logical foundations and a rich sample of pertinent applications. Divided into three parts on the conceptual framework, the logical foundations, and the applications, this monograph takes... more...

  • Action in Contextby Anton Leist

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 154.00

    The book illustrates the concept of action in three different contexts - the justification of actions, people?s life history, and pragmatism.Because of itscomprehensive view, this volume marks a departure from the atomistic approach of action theory. Thisin itself raises a number of questions, which the ten contributors to this volume deal... more...

  • Actions, Products, and Thingsby Arkadiusz Chrudzimski; Dariusz Lukasiewicz

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 133.00

    For a long time Franz Brentano has been widely perceived almost exclusively as the re-discoverer of intentionality and the founder of the continental phenomenology. It was only during the last 30 years that his immense importance for the development of analytic philosophy (and also the arbitrariness of the very division between analytic... more...

  • After Postmodernismby Dr Jan Faye

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    The philosophy of the humanistic sciences has been a blind-spot in analytic philosophy. This book argues that by adopting an appropriate pragmatic analysis of explanation and interpretation it is possible to show that scientific practice of humanistic sciences can be understood on similar lines to scientific practice of natural and social sciences. more...

  • Alfred North Whiteheadby François Beets; Michel Dupuis; Michel Weber

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 133.00

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  • American Philosophyby John Kaag

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016; US$ 26.99

    The epic wisdom contained in a lost library helps the author turn his life around In American Philosophy , John Kaag--a disillusioned philosopher at sea in his marriage and career--stumbles upon a treasure trove of rare books on an old estate in the hinterlands of New Hampshire that once belonged to the Harvard philosopher William Ernest Hocking.... more...

  • American Pragmatismby M. Gail Hamner

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 82.99 US$ 71.37

    Hamner seeks to discover what makes pragmatism uniquely American. She argues that the inextricably American character of pragmatism of such figures as C.S. Peirce and William James lies in its often understated affirmation of America as a uniquely religious country with a God-given mission and populated by God-fearing citizens. more...

  • American Pragmatism and Communication Researchby David K. Perry

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 47.95

    This monograph examines the past, present, and potential relationship between American pragmatism and communication research. The contributors provide a bridge between communication studies and philosophy, subjects often developed somewhat in isolation from each other. Addressing topics, such as qualitative and quantitative research, ethics, media... more...

  • Animal Pragmatismby Erin McKenna; Andrew Light

    Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 18.35

    What does American pragmatism contribute to contemporary debates about human-animal relationships? Does it acknowledge our connections to all living things? Does it bring us closer to an ethical treatment of all animals? What about hunting, vegetarianism, animal experimentation, and the welfare of farm... more...